This plant has been awarded an RHS Award of Garden Merit.Av. Growth/Year* = Average growth per year in first 10-20 years, click here for more details.
Hardy native plant similar to Green Beech with mid-green leaves, suitable for heavy wet soils, and frost pockets. Green catkins from late spring to autumn, turning to clusters of winged fruit in autumn providing food for wildlife. Shade tolerant. For an upright, fastigiate form click here.HEDGE Retains brown foliage in winter, especially if pruned in late summer. For hedges 3ft (90cm) upwards. Plant 9-18ins (23-45cm) apart or for a denser or stock-proof hedge plant in a staggered double row with 15ins (38cm) between rows and 18ins (45cm) between plants. Hornbeam is also excellent for pleaching.TREE 20ft x 12ft (6m x 3.7m) in 20 years, ultimate height 80ft (24m).
Tr = Transplanted, click here for more details.
Sd = Bare rooted seedling.
Pg = Pot grown.
Cg = Bundle of 10 cell-grown plants, click here for more details.
We can only sell bare-rooted plants when they are dormant. Orders for bare-rooted plants will be sent when the plants are dormant again (depending on the weather this is normally in November). We still have a wide range of pot grown and cell grown plants available for despatch or collection.
We don't charge your credit card for goods until they are about to be despatched. Orders received before October will be charged at this season's prices. We process orders on a first come, first served basis so to get your plants as early as possible please place your order now.
Please enter length of hedge you require below. The number of plants and price for these will then be shown on the right hand side.
Length of Hedge
Cell grown plants only available in packs of 10, so the price shown is for the number of packs required to get at least the number of plants shown.
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